This book is written for and about the many people who grew up with a parent with severe emotional problems. The book is organized in such a way that the initial chapter will give the reader a description of the typical background and problems of this group of people.. The later chapters talk about ways of overcoming these problems.
When she fell pregnant as a teenager in Ireland in 1952, Philomena Lee was sent to the convent of Roscrea, Co. Limerick, to be looked after as a `fallen woman' and at the age of three her baby was whisked away and `sold' to America for adoption. Coerced into signing a document promising `Never to Seek to Know' what the Church did with him, she never saw him again. She would spend...